Our Blog

MOSELEY Thumb Screw Plough & Fillister Planes

MOSELEY Thumb Screw Plough & Fillister Planes

13th August 2017

A very rare pair of thumb screw adjustable plough and sash fillister planes by John Moseley of London.Similar planes typically have wedge adjustable fences but this unusual pair of planes have hollowed out fence arms with thumb screw adjusters.  This configuration allows fine and precise adjustment.The plough is marked 'J.MOSELEY…

Read the full post
Unusual and Probably Unique Handled Plough Plane by Moseley

Unusual and Probably Unique Handled Plough Plane by Moseley

2nd October 2016

A recent find, a handled beechwood plough plane by Moseley of London.  We, and others, have never seen a handled plough by this maker.Marked 'MOSELEY & SON KING ST & BEDFORD ST COVT GARDEN LONDON' dating this plane to between 1862 - 1872.The handle fits into a dovetailed slot at…

Read the full post
Hollows & Rounds & More by MOSELEY

Hollows & Rounds & More by MOSELEY

19th February 2016

A lovely even numbered half set of hollow and round moulding planes by John Moseley of London.  Including all four pairs of side rounds, side rebates, side snipes and snipe bills from the same set.All are marked 'MOSELEY & SON LONDON' dating this set of moulding planes to between 1819-1830,…

Read the full post
Airtight Casemaking Planes by MOSELEY

Airtight Casemaking Planes by MOSELEY

12th September 2015

A wonderful group of 9 airtight casemaking moulding planes by MOSELEY of London, part of a private MOSELEY collection.The gentleman’s ‘curio cabinet’ of the 19th century was developed and enlarged by museums to house their exhibits. Well before the days of air conditioning and effective chemical methods of conservation the…

Read the full post
Rare Moseley Matchstick Plane

Rare Moseley Matchstick Plane

8th June 2015

A very rare matchstick plane by John Moseley of London.This beechwood example has a recessed steel sole with an integral adjustable blade at the rear.The matchstick cutters are housed in a brass block which, in turn, is held captive in the plane stock by a wooden wedge.Unlike other matchstick planes…

Read the full post